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Get tough on economy: experts

Business

Get tough on economy: experts

A Vietnamese financial expert has predicted an economically gloomier year for 2012 as the recession bottomed out.

"Stronger measures must be taken to restructure the economy," director of the Vietnam Institute of Economics, Tran Dinh Thien, told a conference held by the National Financial Supervisory Committee on Jan 9.

"The world is on eve of a financial crisis and this has revealed the instabilities of Vietnam in the global economy. It will be a very hard year for Vietnam and the recession will reach its bottom."

Banks to stop gold deposits to curtail risks

Business

Banks to stop gold deposits to curtail risks

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) is considering a deadline to stop gold deposit and lending activities in an effort to prevent risks and insecurity for the domestic market, six months after taking measures to restrict gold trading activities.

Vietnam considers biosafety a priority

Society

Vietnam considers biosafety a priority

The Vietnamese government always gives priority to developing biotechnology during the country’s modernisation and industrialisation process while attaching more importance to biosafety.

A/H1N1 flu claims 49 lives in Vietnam

Health

A/H1N1 flu claims 49 lives in Vietnam

Vietnam’s health ministry has confirmed 49 deaths from the A/H1N1 flu as of December 15, with two recent victims were pregnant and the other already suffered from the African fever.

Seafood processors keen to export to Russia

Business

Seafood processors keen to export to Russia

Many Vietnamese seafood processors are proposing that the Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Physio-Sanitary Surveillance (VPSS) increases the number of Vietnamese businesses permitted to export their products to the country.